Academic, Professor and Researcher

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Greg Clinch is a professor of accounting at the University of Melbourne. He has teaching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels at a number of leading international business schools including The Wharton School, MIT, Stern Business School in New York, and the London Business School. Greg's research is in the field of financial accounting, with a particular emphasis on understanding the role of financial accounting in capital markets. He also has a current research interest in the impact of capital gains taxes on capital markets. In addition Greg has published in a number of journals including The Journal of Accounting Research, The Journal of Accounting and Economics, The Review of Accounting Studies, The Accounting Review, and Contemporary Accounting Research. Greg is a current editor of The Accounting Review.  

Professional Discussion




Dept of Accounting
Faculty of Business and Economics
The University of Melbourne
Melbourne,VIC 3010


Recent Publications


What do accruals tell us about future cash flows?

By Mary E. Barth, Greg Clinch, & Doron Israeli. Review of Accounting Studies. 2016

Disclosure Quality, Diversification, and the Cost of Capital

By Greg Clinch. Australian Journal of Management. 2013

Voluntary disclosure and the cost of capital

By Greg Clinch, & Robert Verrecchia. Australian Journal of Management. 2015

Capital Gains Taxes and the Market Response to Public Announcements in an Indexation Based Tax Regime

By Greg Clinch, & Mahmoud Odat. Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics. 2012

Islamic bank incentives and discretionary loan loss provisions

By Greg Clinch, Sayd Farook, & M. Kabir Hassan. Pacific-Basin Finance Journal. 2014

Intangible Assets, International Financial Reporting Standards, and Analysts’ Earnings Forecasts

By Greg Clinch, Keryn Chalmers, Jayne Godfrey, & Zi Wei. Accounting and Finance. 2012


Current Research


Short selling and firms’ disclosure of bad news:
Evidence from Regulation SHO

With Wei Li, & Yunyan Zhang. 2016
Currently at the revise and resubmit stage after one round at the Journal of Financial Reporting.


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